field lens

noun

Definition of field lens

: the lens in a compound eyepiece that is nearer the objective

First Known Use of field lens

1819, in the meaning defined above

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“Field lens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20lens. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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field lens

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\ -ˌlenz How to pronounce field lens (audio) \

Medical Definition of field lens

: the lens in a compound eyepiece that is nearer the objective

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